Buzzi Unicem is an international company focused on the production and sale of cement, ready-mix concrete and aggregates. We employ approximately 10,000 people in 14 countries and recorded consolidated revenues of €2.8 billion in 2018. We have a long-term view of our business and commitment towards a sustainable development, supported by high-quality production assets. On this purpose, Buzzi Unicem´s research and development activities are focused on solutions aimed at reducing the CO2 emission by the development of eco-friendly cements and eco-efficient concrete solutions, which includes a continuous optimization of advanced concretes.
The R&D laboratories of Buzzi Unicem group are located in Italy (Trino Vercellese) and in Germany (Wilhelm Dyckerhoff Institute, Wiesbaden). The laboratories contain equipment for casting and curing of mortars and concretes, testing of fresh and early age properties, physical/mechanical test of concrete, shrinkage of concrete, durability of concrete, microscopical characterisation, thermal analysis monitoring, powder characterisation, and a pilot burning kiln.
Self-Healing - Multifunctional - Advanced Repair Technologies in Cementitious Systems